Abuse is not a Matter of “I just don’t know”

1Ki 22:7-8 But Jehoshaphat said, “Is there not here another prophet of the LORD of whom we may inquire?” (8) And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, “There is yet one man by whom we may inquire of the...

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Abusers Are Consistently Inconsistent — A Favorite and Evil Tactic

But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces and calling to their playmates, “‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not...

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Cars – Do You Watch for His?

2Ti 4:14-15 Alexander the coppersmith did me great harm; the Lord will repay him according to his deeds. (15) Beware of him yourself, for he strongly opposed our message. Alexander didn't own a car or truck, but if he did...

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An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil – Digest

This Digest compiles the 24 part-series titled, An Appearance of Godliness: Case Studies in Evil.  In this series Pastor Crippen looks at many real examples of counterfeits. People who have an exterior appearance of godliness but who, like the whitewashed...

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Betrayal by Friends and Family is Nothing New

Jeremiah 12:6 ESV  For even your brothers and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; they are in full cry after you; do not believe them, though they speak friendly words to you.” We know...

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Evil Regards Others as its Personal Property

John 8:34  Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who practices sin is a slave to sin. Recently I was reminded, as I often am, of some of the wicked people I have had to deal with...

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Mocking – A Devilish and Common Tactic of Evil

Jer 20:7 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger than I, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me. Heb 11:36 Others suffered mocking and flogging, and...

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